– Spring 2024 –


Course Cancellation/Purge | Payment for tuition and fees is due before classes begin. Please log in to your student account to check balances and make payments.

Jan. 10 and Jan. 24, 2024 › If payment has not been resolved, courses will be removed from Canvas, meal plans will be suspended, and you will be removed from housing.

Full Time

$ 4,217.50

Per Semester– Undergraduate (12–19 hours) | $4,217.50*
– Graduate (9–13 hours) | $4,217.50*

Part Time

$ 351.00 to 469.00

Per Credit Hour– Undergraduate | $351*
– Graduate | $469*
– iMBA | $533*

*Special course fees may apply in addition to the rate referenced above.

Full-time student $60, part-time undergraduate $5 per hour, and part-time graduate $6.67 per hour.

Full-time student $25, part-time undergraduate $2.08 per hour, and part-time graduate $2.78 per hour.



11 – Winter Intersession


10 – Last day to pay for registration and avoid being removed from all classes in first class cancellation. Financial Aid refund disbursement begins.
15 – Martin Luther King Holiday
16 – Classes resume. Late registration starts (with fees assessed).
24 – Last day to add and/or register for classes for spring semester. Last day a course may be changed from credit to audit. Last day to pay for registration and avoid being removed from all classes.
29 – Last day to drop class without receiving a grade of W. Last day to drop class and receive tuition refund.
30 – Grades of W in effect. No-show reporting by faculty.

MARCH 2024

1 – Spring graduation late application deadline.
2 – Mid-semester
11 – All midterm grades recorded by faculty. Spring break begins.
15 – Spring break ends
18 – Classes resume
28 – Last day to withdraw from a course. No night classes.
28-31 – Easter holiday

APRIL 2024

1 – Summer graduation application deadline. Classes resume. Early summer-intersession, summer and fall registration begins.

MAY 2024

6-9 – Final Examinations
10 – Spring Commencement
13 – All Spring grades recorded by faculty. Summer intersession classes begin.



Registration Assurance
Payment in full or successful enrollment in the university’s deferred payment plan is REQUIRED to reserve your class selections. It is your responsibility to ensure financial aid or third-party payments that are expected to cover all charges and fees are properly noted and paid to your student account before payment due dates for the term. Failure to pay all outstanding tuition and fees by payment due dates will result in your classes being cancelled.
Aid Funds Paid to Student Accounts
Grants, scholarships, and loans will pay to student accounts beginning three days prior to the start of the semester. All financial aid requirements must be completed before funds will pay.
Direct Deposit/Refund Checks
If the amount of the financial aid paid to your student account exceeds your total charges, a refund will be issued through direct deposit or a refund check. Refund checks will be produced and mailed starting the first day of school. Students are encouraged to sign up for direct deposit to expedite the delivery of their refund. Account balance and refund information can be viewed through the myDSU Portal. Questions about refunds should be referred to Student Business Services.


Application Process
You must complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA at Mississippi students should also apply for state financial aid at Notifications regarding documentation needed in the Financial Aid Office will be sent as soon as a FAFSA form is received.


Application Process
Complete the application at, and pay a $75 application fee at Student Business Services.
Refund of Living Expenses

A resident student withdrawing from the residence hall will receive a refund of room and board charges as follows:
• 1st day through 10th day: 75%
• 11th day through 20th day: 50%
• 21st day through 25th day: 25%
• After 25th day: 0%


All official university communication will be sent to your OkraMail email account. Please check it often for updates and announcements.